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akin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishakina‧kin /əˈkɪn/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 akin to something
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akinIt is therefore in many ways more akin to an art rather than a science.Nevertheless, in terms of the rights which attach, redeemable preference shares are more akin to debt than shares.The staff relaxed, until the building started expanding and contracting - an effect they described as akin to heavy breathing.To be enjoying the war was very wrong, but her new-found feeling of achievement was akin to joy.The relationship between each group and management was akin to that of contractor and client.Keeping a steady blaze is akin to the way in which women generate and maintain emotional energy.Yet it is clear that something akin to what Kazantzakis depicts must have occurred in actuality.
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